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a word i have never cozied up to, never seeming to be descriptive enough. journey here, journey there. journal, adjourn, journ. french and latin. daily, and the road. i get it. it is told siddhartha returned to his home a few years after awakening, teaching along the way. was it a journey? yes. of course. in the present sense it was more of a pilgrimage, an adventure. whether minute or all encompassing, the journey can take on many forms.

seeing that ‘caravan’ is more apropos to my ‘way’, maybe it is time for the ubiquitous song quote.

and the caravan has all my friends, it will stay with me until the end.

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regarding path

i’ve always imagined a certain amount of commitment to life. to allowing life to unfold. this ‘line’ perhaps i speak of. we appear on it, and if we aren’t careful we may be swept right up in it. letting it lead. there’s some bilbo baggins speak in there. the taoists say the path includes the way and the force within the way. tip to taint. and all places in between. focus. no mind. no idle hands. go. be. approach both big and small with the same force. go. be.

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